Motion for Relief From Stay (fee)

This event is programmed in CM/ECF to automatically transmit statistical information to the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts pursuant to statutory mandates of the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005 (BAPCPA).  Please be sure this is the most appropriate event for the pleading you are filing.

See D.N.J. LBR 4001-1

See also the following forms:

Order Vacating Stay

Order Resolving Motion to Vacate Stay and/or Dismiss with Conditions

Certification re Calculation of Amounts Due

Certification of Post Petition Payment History (Note/Mortgage)

Certification of Secured Creditor Regarding Post Petition Payment History (Vehicle Loan/Lease)

STEP 1         Click on Bankruptcy

STEP 2         Click on Motions/Applications

STEP 3         Enter case number; click [NEXT]

STEP 4         Select Relief from Stay (fee) from drop down list; click [NEXT]

STEP 5         If this is a joint filing, place a check in the box and click [NEXT].  If this is not a joint filing, click [NEXT] to skip this screen.

STEP 6         Select the Party or click  Add/Create New Party

TIP - If this is the first time you are appearing on behalf of this party, you will be asked to create an association between the attorney and client on the next screen as shown below:

Please be aware that unchecking the association check box will prevent you from receiving Notices of Electronic Filing in this case.

STEP 7         Upload the .pdf document; click [NEXT]

TIP - Supporting documents such as a Certificate of Service or a Proposed Order should be uploaded as an attachment to the main pleading.

STEP 8a       Enter Description of Property in variable box;

Note: Do not use all capital letters, only capitalize the first letter.

STEP 8b       A Hearing Information screen displays.  Use the Click Here link to find the judge's hearing dates.  Enter a date, time and location; click [NEXT]

STEP 9         Confirm case information; click [NEXT]

STEP 10        Docket text displays.  Review for accuracy.  If modification is necessary, abort the transaction and begin again.  Modifications cannot be made on this screen.


Motion for Relief from Stay re [free text].   Fee Amount $150.  Filed by Test Attorney on behalf of Test Client.  Hearing Scheduled for [date, time, location]. (test atty)

**You should be presented with a Summary of Current Charges screen.  If you do not get this screen, it is usually due to pop up blocker programs. 

STEP 11        Select Pay Now or Continue Filing.  DO NOT close this window by clicking on the X in the upper right corner.

1.  If you select Pay Now, be sure to print for your records the payment confirmation screen which contains a receipt number for this transaction.

2.  If you select Continue Filing, please note  it is the court's policy that all fees be paid by the end of the day.  Attorneys with outstanding balances will receive an automated e:mail reminder and will be locked out of CM/ECF  if the fee remains outstanding for 3 days.   

STEP 12        Notice of Electronic Filing displays.